Wednesday, January 21, 2009

IBM to buy Chinese e-mail company | Business Tech - CNET News

Interesting times

Security experts warned that companies considering moving to hosted e-mail services in developing countries should think about where their data will reside, and choose their provider carefully. A report last week warned that emerging markets such as China are at greater risk of cybercrime, while the U.S. government warned in November that the Chinese government was using advanced cyberespionage techniques.

"With any hosted service, you have to do due diligence, look at the system and how it's being managed," said Andy Buss, a senior analyst at Canalys.

IBM to buy Chinese e-mail company | Business Tech - CNET News

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